Music for Life

Hosted by Ryan Malone

Music for Life is a music-appreciation and music-history based program that explores the purpose and value of music to humanity’s enrichment. Hosted by Ryan Malone, it features interviews with artists performing at the Armstrong Auditorium sponsored by the Armstrong International Cultural Foundation.

#114: Tragic Overture and Weimar Spotlight

Aired Monday, March 12, 2018   ·   04:00 PM CDT   ·   56 minutes

In today’s episode, we explore Germany’s oldest orchestra—the Staatskapelle Weimar—plus its acclaimed conductor and touring violin soloist—in the lead-up to their All-Brahms concert at Armstrong Auditorium, Thursday March 15. We also specifically explore the incredibly dramatic opening piece to their program, Brahms’s “Tragic” Overture.

Download: MP3 (51.7 MB)

Show Notes

Staatskapelle Weimar at Armstrong Auditorium:https://www.armstrongauditorium.org/performance/staatskapelle-weimar
Facebook Event Page:https://www.facebook.com/events/453618978307477/